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   Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - November 10, 1955, Mason City, Iowa                                North Iowas Daily Newspaper Edited for the CITY GLOBEGAZETTE THE N E W S f A P E R TH AT MAKES ALL NORTH 1OWANSNE1 G H B O R S HOMI EDITION VOL LXH Associated Press and United Press Full Lease Wires Seven Cents a Copy MASON CITY THURSDAY NOVEMBER 10 1955 This Paper Consists of Two Oca No 2ft Russ Veto Aerial Inspection Proposal p Lot of Russian Worker Isnt Getting Any Better fax r f jp Russians are working longer hours and their wages are rjsing slower than the cost of living All work ers belong to unions but they cant strike The government sets wages and hours This picture of laborers lot in Soviet Kussia which Com munist dogma says is a prole tarian or workerruled state was portrayed by the U S Labor Department in a collection of data published Thursday It contrasts with the capital istic United States where the Increase MidEast Pressure trend has been toward shorter working hours and pay outstrip ping prices And workers can and do strike The departments sources were official Soviet ublications and other bits of information that have leaked out from behind the Iron Curtain On the the depart ment said its reports confirm the arbitrary restrictive and pu nitive character of Soviet labor practices so strikingly different from the The department said he 48 hour 6day work week is now ap parently common in Russia Jn the United States where longer hours used to be common the standard work week is now 40 hours for 5 days CIO President Walter Reulher says it will shrink to 32 hours and 4 days by 1965 The Soviets experimented with a fiveday production week in 1929 in which workers worked four days and rested one Work ers shifts were staggered to keep plants running without in terruption Then the Soviets Peace Plans Are Studied WASHINGTON United States Thursday increased pres sure on Israel and the Arab states to cease fighting and cooperate on both shortrange and longrange Middle East peace plans President Eisenhower kicked off the new U S peace push in a spe cial statement designed to empha size American interest in friend ship for all of the peoples of the Jews and Arabs For the shortrange the President firmly supported United Nations plans to gain a cease fire between Israel and Egypt For the more distant future the President again threw his support behind Secretary of State John Fos ter Dulles plan of last summer to arrange boundary guarantees which would be supported by the United States and other mem bers No Formal Reply Israel has given a conditional ac ceptance of the American plan But the Arab states have not given a formal reply although they have complained that it was onesided in favor of the Israelis In London Prime Minister An thony Eden echoed Dulles August offer to guarantee the frontiers once the Israelis and Arab States agree to a permanent peace Eden accused Russia of creating additional danger in the Middle East by shipment of arms and said it is fantastic to pretend that this deliberate act of policy was an in nocent commercial The President said the United States would not contribute to an arms race but is willing to con sider requests for arms needed for legitimate selfdefense Lehman Urges Pact Other developments 1 The State Department switched to the 48hour week in 1940 As for Soviet workers earnings rising more slowly than consum er prices the department said the evidence is that the average worker has to work about 43 per cent longer in 1954 than he did in 1928 in order to buy the weekly supply of seven foods most im portant to The foods were bread potatoes beef butter eggs milk and sugar The department also reported that While all Russian workers must DATELINE SAN Pacific one c and Telegraph Building one of the tallest in San Francisco is almost obscured by smog which smothered the cttv Wednesday Unlike its sister city Los Angeles however ban Francisco isnt used to it Autos in foreground are on the ramp to the San FranciscoOakland Bay bridge told Sen Herbert H Lehman DNY for easing Middle that his plan East tensions most certainly de Democrats Expect to Gain 15 Seats WASHINGTON Democrats Thursday began trans lating this weeks election gains into a pickup of congressional seats in 1956 Although the Republicans insisted there was no national meaning in Tuesday s state and local contest the Democrats immediately began appraising their gains as signs things to come in the 1956 presi dential and congressional elections Rep Michael J Kirwan Ohio chairman of the Democratic Con gressional Campaign Committee said the voting indicated that the Democrats would increase their house majority by more than 30 seats in 1950 That would mean a net pickup of more than 15 seat now held by Republicans serves detailed Lehman had proposed that the United States negotiate a security pact guaranteeing that country against aggression with parallel guarantees extended to Egypt and other neighbors of Is 2 It was learned that offi cials have concluded that the 200 modern Russian jet planes to be supplied to Egypt could give Egypt military superiority over Israel in a year Informed assumed this as sessment would increase Israels chances of getting American jet lighters 3 Egyptian Ambassador Ahmed Hussein warned that the United States would lose the friendship of 45 million Arabs if it decides to provide arms to Israel six months to quarters here Democratic managers are count ing on a pickup of two to five seats in Indiana where their party made tremendous gains in munici pal elections this week As of now Democrats also are hopeful of gaining two or more house seats in Pennsylvania New York Ohio Connecticut and Cali fornia The results also gave Democratic hopes a boost for unseating Re publican senators next year in Pennsylvania Connecticut Ohio and Indiana Butler commented that the Philadelphia election means that storm signals are certainly up for Sen James H Duff whose term expires next year Burlington Safety Official Is Victim BURLINGTONWFred N Pil gram 40 who was duck hunting Wednesday a few hours after he had been reelected Burlington saf ety commissioner died of an acci dental gunshot wound Pilgrams body shot in the chest was found in a duck blind Wednes day night Coroner George McGin pis reported PHgram had been eat ing a sandwich a short time before his body was found He left his wife and three young children The coroner returned cidental death a verdict of ac Jury Refuses to Indict White Men for Kidnaping GREENWOOD Miss UnCircuit Judge Arthur Jordan Said Wednes day the Leflore County Grand Jury declined to indict two white men on charges of kidnaping Emmett Till The grand jurys decision not to indict freed the two men of all charges in thu disappearance of the 14yearold Chicago Negro boy Bryant 24 and his 36year old halfbrother J W Mtlam arc now free A trial jury at nearby Sumncr six weeks ago found the men Jri nocent of murdering Till 2nd Largest Lode of Uranium Found in New Zealand WELLINGTON New Zealand I prospectors across the New Zealand may have stumbled greatest uranium find since the Belgian Congo discovery They arrived Wednesday in Wel lington from somewhere on the West Coast of South Island with a sample Government geologists flew off to the spot immediately The two prospectors Frank Cas sin 77 and Charles Jacobsen 70 met Prime Minister Sidney Hol land who told them I think youre on to something Cassin claims that when they put a geiger counter on the ore at the site it jumped to a reading of 320 which is reported second only to Belgian Congo deposits Promise Full Sift of Order WASHINGTON mScn OMa honey DWyo promised Thurs day a full study of a governmen World War II order which riva companies said gave General Mo tors a big advantage in the diese locomotive business The Wyoming senator acting chairman of an Antitrust Subcom mittee conducting an inquiry int General Motors growth and oper ations said We want to go int this matter The order in question issued by the War Production Board per mitted GM to manufacture all b the road diesels made during th war while their rivals made diese switchers and steam engines After the war GM held onto th bulk of the diesel locomotive bus ness OMahoney snid it now i making 76 per cent of all the unit in this field Two Firms Testimony about the governmen World War II order which allo cated road diesel locomotive man ufacture to GM came from offi cials of both Aclo Products form erly American Locomotive and BaldwinLimaHamilton Corp These formerly had about 40 per cent each of the nations locomo tive business when the railroads used steam power But the sub committee produced figures to show that Alco now has about per cent of the locomotive produc tion and Baldwin 3 per cent All engines diesels now being made are F Lewis Alco vice pres ident testifying on the World War II order said The head start which General Motors gained in the road field from its protected position during the war was tre No Complaints OMahoney asked Lewis if the WPB road locomotive order did not appear to place a handicap on the pioneer diesel a reference particularly to Alco and given an advantage to the referring to GM The Alco official answered in the affirmative But his attorney Bruce Bromley put in were not complaining about Stevenson Ready to Reveal Plans CHICAGO long expected announcement that Adlai Steven son will seek the Democratic pres dential nomination next year ap parently will come Tuesday The 1952 nominees press aide Roger Tubby said Wednesday Ste venson will make a statement on The Democratic presidential nom nation to newsmen on that day It has been assumed for months hat Stevenson a former governor of Illinois will make the race SMART ALECK AMES final count Wed nesday showed that Mayor James P Lawler got all but one of the votes casein city elcc ion The holdout vote was a write n for former President Truman SAME belong and pay dues to unions they arent even allowed to nego tiate on wages or hours much less strike The worker is forbidden to quit his job without management per mission If hes late for work more than 20 minutes or tardy less than 20 minutes 3 times in a month hes guilty of a crime punishable by a 25 per cent pay cut for the next 6 months The worker is required to in vest about 3 or 4 weeks pay per year in noninterest bearing 20 year government bonds Lonardi Wont Remain Long Peron Claims COLON Panama UP For mer Argentine dictator Juan D Peron settled down to work Thursday on a book he is writing firmly convinced that the govern ment that toppled him from pow er would be shortlived Peron gave the new govern ment headed by provisional Pres ident Eduardo Lonardi 18 months in office at the most Any government that needs the army and navy to keep power can not remain He indicated he had no plans to seek again the power wrested from him in revolution now that 1 have definitely He said in an interview at his exile retreat here that he has hopes one day of receiving guar antees that would enable him to return to his homeland as a pri vate citizen Peron predicted economic trou bles ahead for large American firms doing business in Argen tina Under his regime the former dfcfater said he made it easy for big firms to operate in Ar gentina Now he said the un balanced present situation and the new exchange rate of 18 pesos to the dollar will make it very difficult for these concerns to make any profit on their in Peron interviewed at the home of Colon Mayor Jose Dominador Bazan defended his own decade of rule and said he gave Argen tina economic social and politi cal balance EASY HUNTING Howard Long farmer two miles northwest of Thornton didnt carry a gun and wasnt hunting deer biit got one anyway The deer rides on Longs shoulders as it did from the pasture where he found it un injured with its hind legs caught in a fence The game warden says he may keep it since the season Js open and he doesnt need a license to hunt on his own farm NO VIOLENCE YET Strike in Ohio From Our Wire Services LONDON sitdown strike of inmates at London Prison Farm has spread and men of a population of now are in volved Corrections Commission M C Koblentz said Thursday So far there has been no violence The strike over alleged failure of prison officials to give proper redit to inmates for work Northwestern Set to Consider Plan to Merge Firms CHICAGO points inter sled in the possible merger o he Milwaukee and North Western oads may learn more about i Yiday North Western directors wil ncet here that day to considei he latest statement from the Mil vaukee Road directors that pos ible savings from the mergei vould be so substantial tha pth lines should press for a de ision relative to The action would have to be lak n before the Interstate Commerce Jommission Directors of the Milwaukee Road ave decided they do not want to coordinate with the NorthWest rn but said that further study of onsolidatiori should be made Milwaukee directors have exam nccl a report on merger and co rdination proposals The report made by an engineering firm mployed by both carriers Chrysler Corp Plans 5Year Billion Expansion Program WASHINGTON WVThc Chrysler gearing for tremendous future markets Thursday an nounced a billiondollar fiveyear expansion program and plans to broaden research on revolutionary automobile engines presi dent outlined what he termed Our Forward Plan in a speech prepared for a National Press Club luncheon He said It may very well be that if the company continues to move in the years ahead as it has in 1055 we will find it necessary to revise our investment plans up Colbert said Chryslers plant and equipment expansion and research plans are based primarily upon our confidence in the dynamic fu ture of this The automobile manufacturer said much of the new machinery to be installed will be automatic In this connection he said he saw certain tremendous advantages to the economy in the rapid develop ment of A number of economists and la bor union leaders have voiced con cern that increas ing use of automatic devices in business and cause unemployment Colbert did not touch on this point but he said automation will make even more desirable than over the jobs of factory formed triggered the strike Wed nesday At first Koblentz said only on dormitory housing 233 inmates wa involved But Thursday five othe dormitories joined in the nowork move Wants Committee Supl R B Eckle has asked each of the dormitories to send a com mittee to confer with him Ohio National Guard troops and several carloads of Slate Highway patrolmen were standing by in th event of violence Koblentz identified the origin o the strike as dormitory No 7 it is not an honor dormitory None of the men in No 7 ha eaten since Wednesday noon Kob lent said He added the have been informed they may no participate in any of the norma activities at the farm until they return to No Work No Eat In short Koblentz conceded tha means no work no Kobientz said the men wanted to be credited with a maximum o 200 work hours a month though most of them didnt work tha much He said also they com plained they were not credited with the actual number of hours they were permitted to work Koblentz said the 200 hour top was a matter of state regulation could not be changed He said fCckle told the committee he wouki nvestigate the short hour s charges and make and adjustments bund necessary Retired Farmer Is Highway Victim LE CLAIRE UP Russell T Auhff 46 retired Princeton farmer lied Wednesday in his pickup truck 3n U S 67 about miles south of icre Ken Froeschle Scott County oroner said an autopsy will be lerformed to determine if Auliff uffcrcd a heart attack before his ruck hit a bridge abutment He aid there were no skid marks at he scene and nothing to indicate he farmer had lost control of the ruck on a curve Auliff was crushed between the ruck engine and a oneton load of and he had picked up at Daven ort Hartley Farmei Hangs Self in Mental Ward CHEROKEE W Ernest P Kniese 44yearold Hartley farm er wrote his own grim final chap ter early Thursday to the case in which he was indicted for murder in the slaying of his wife He hanged himself at the Chero kee State Mental Health Institute where he was under going psychi atric examination Dr Willard C Brincgar super the institute said the body of Kniese was discovered at in the room where Kniese was confined Kniese used his belt to fashion a noose and looped it to the top of a window Dr Brinegar said The Cherokee County coroner Dr G E Bunker listed the death as a suicide The OBrien County Sanity Com Tiission sent Kniese o he Chcro ee hospital for psychiatric screen ng Nov day after the farmer lad driven in his farm truck to he home of Sheriff Jake Mulder at Primghar a n d announced Sheriff I killed my wife last Asks Ban on More Study Suggested in GENEVA Soviet Foreign Minister V M Molotov Thursday rejected President Eisenhowers proposal for AmericanSoviet Aeri al arms inspection in offering to he foreign ministers conference a Jlobal disarmament program While praising Eisenhowers good Molotov told the 3ig Four conference Russias at titude toward the proposal as it stands is negative but would not necessarily be so under all con He then in effect stated condi ions which the United States Bri ain and France have previously objected to Reducing Arms Russia could approach the Ei senhower plan differently Molo tov said if measures under it vere to be taken in close relation 0 the task of arms and prohibiting atomic Molotov in the con erence a proposal for further con sideration of the Eisenhower plan and other proposals made by Rus sia Britain and France on dis armament He demanded again that the Big Four immediately renounce the use of atomic weapons as the first step and invite other statesto join in the declaration Buthis speech struck at the heart of sition which Eisenhower made to the summit conference here July Secretary of State John Foster Dulles told the conference follow ng Molotovs statement that the nirpose of Eisenhowers plan was o take a practical step toward disarmament by creating condi ions oE confidence and by mak ng impossible an effective sur prise attack with overwhelming Dulles said his impression o position is that the So iet Union does not accept Presi ent Eisenhowers proposal as an nitial step but does accept the oncept as a possible subsequent Initial Step He ridiculed Molotovs attack on he plan following the Russians omment about the Presidents good The Soviet min ster he said was suggesting that although President Eisenhowers ntentions are good he is too in ocent or ignorant to judge the alue of this proposal as an nitial step toward The U S government continues o believe Dulles went on that isenhowers proposal would in act help create an atmosphere of reat confidence which is an es ential prelude to a practical sys em for the control and reduction f arms which all Dulles the urgent need now the continuing work on dis rmament in a United Nations ubcommiltee where all the Big our are represented is for Indies by each government of ic technical problems of setting p a control system Career Early Hancher Suggests DES MOINES WVDr Virgil M Tancher president of the State University of Iowa declared Thursday We ought to decide at ige M whether a child is going o be a bricklayer or The Weather Mason City Mostly cloudy Thurs day night and Friday Showers with increasing and shifting winds Thursday night low 2833 Strong northerly winds falling temperatures with rain changing to snow flurries Friday Tem peratures reaching cold wave conditions by Friday night or Saturday morning He made that remark while the State Board of Regents was dis tissing the future of education vith the Iowa Committee on Sec ndary School and College Rela ions The committee accredits onpublic high schools fowa Mostly cloudy Thursday a collegejnight and Friday Showers west and central Thursday night and LOWTHER SENTENCED DAVENPORT Daniel Low ier 21 Cedar Rapids accused of he holdup of the Western Union ffice here Sept 18 was sentenced Vednesday to 10 years in the Fort Tadison State Penitentiary extreme east Friday Strong shift ing winds and turning colder Fri day Low Thursday night 3036 Minnesota Cold wave snow Globe Gazette weather data up to 8 ThursI day Maximum SO Minimum 30 At 8 33 YEAR AGO Maximum 5R Minimum 36   

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